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Cosmology Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 111 pictures in our Cosmology collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Chest Featured Print

Chest

Chest. Beginning in about 1820 argillite was used by the Haida to carve curios for sale. By about 1880 they introduced concepts that were taboo in traditional art. On this chest lid is raven, with both human and birdlike attributes. Raven, the trickster and cultural hero, discovers mankind in a cockle shell. Country of Origin: Northwest Coast of America. Culture: Haida, late 19th C.. Carved by Charles Edenshaw, the most famous of the Haida carvers. Material Size: argillite. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Provincial Museum, Victoria, British Columbia Museum no. 10622. Location: 15

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images

Mosquito transformation mask which opens to reveal a human face surrounded by pictures Featured Print

Mosquito transformation mask which opens to reveal a human face surrounded by pictures

Mosquito transformation mask which opens to reveal a human face surrounded by pictures of the dogfish.The Haida had an incomplete Hamatsa dance series (believed to have been obtained from the Kwakiutl) in which masks like this were used to display privileges. This mask was probably associated with a clan origin myth. Country of Origin: Northwest Coast of America. Culture: Haida. Date/Period: collected 1875. Place of Origin: Queen Charlotte Islands. Material Size: wood. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Canadian Museum of Civilization . Location: 27

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images

Coatlicue, the Earth Mother, creator of man and goddess of life and death Featured Print

Coatlicue, the Earth Mother, creator of man and goddess of life and death

Coatlicue, the Earth Mother, creator of man and goddess of life and death. Her head is formed from the facing heads of two rattlesnakes and she wears a necklace of hearts, hands and skulls. One of a pair of colossal statues which stood in the courtyard of the Great Temple at Tenochtitlan. Country of Origin: Mexico. Culture: Aztec late Postclassic. Date/Period: Excavated in 1824 in Mexico City. Place of Origin: Great Temple at Tenochtitlan. Material Size: Stone 2.57m H.. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City. Location: 28

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images